Medieval History 400-1500 Products

  • Deeds of the Bishops of Cambrai, Translation and Commentary

    By Bernard S. Bachrach, David S. Bachrach, Michael Leese

    First commissioned by Bishop Gerard I of Cambrai (1012-1051) in 1023 or 1024, the Gesta episcoporum Cameracensium was the work of two authors, the second of whom completed the text shortly after the death of Bishop Gerard. The three books of the Gesta shed considerable light on the policies and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 

  • Routledge Revivals: Community, Gender, and Individual Identity (1988)

    English Writing 1360-1430

    By David Aers

    First published in 1988, David Aers explores the treatment of community, gender, and individual identity in English writing between 1360 and 1430, focusing on Margery Kempe, Langland, Chaucer, and the poet of Sir Gawain. He shows how these texts deal with questions about gender, the making of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 

  • Medieval Lives c.1000-1285

    The World of the Beaugency Family

    By Amy Livingstone

    Medieval Lives c.1000-1300 uses one family to unpack the history of Western Europe while at the same time teaching students about historical methodology. This innovative volume personalizes the history of the Middle Ages allowing students to see how large historical events affected or shaped the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 

  • Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900

    Edited by Terry R. Slater, Sandra M.G. Pinto

    Towns are complicated places. It is therefore not surprising that from the beginnings of urban development, towns and town life have been regulated. Whether the basis of regulation was imposed or agreed, ultimately it was necessary to have a law-based system to ensure that disagreements could be…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 

  • Imperial Spheres and the Adriatic

    Byzantium, the Carolingians and the Treaty of Aachen (812)

    Edited by Mladen Ančić, Jonathan Shepard, Trpimir Vedriš

    Although often mentioned in textbooks about the Carolingian and Byzantine empires, the Treaty of Aachen has not received much close attention. This volume attempts not just to fill the gap, but to view the episode through both micro- and macro-lenses. Introductory chapters review the state of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 

  • The Liber legis Scaniae

    The Latin Text with Introduction, Translation and Commentaries

    Edited by Ditlev Tamm

    The Liber legis Scaniae: The Latin text with introduction, translation and commentaries forms the second volume of The Danish Medieval Laws and is dedicated to the Latin text based on the Danish medieval Law of Scania. Also known as the ‘Old laws of Scania’, The Liber legis Scaniae is ascribed to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge Medieval Translations

  • Scientific Practices in European History, 1200-1800

    A Book of Texts

    By Peter Dear

    Scientific Practices in European History, 1200-1800 is a collection of extracts selected from widely known texts by such figures as Copernicus, Newton, and Lavoisier, as well as others, all chosen to provide a perspective on broad topics of social, cultural and intellectual history and to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18 

  • Family, Work, and Household in Late Medieval Iberia

    A Social History of Manresa at the Time of the Black Death

    By Jeff Fynn-Paul

    Family, Work, and Household presents the social and occupational life of a late medieval Iberian town in rich, unprecedented detail. The book combines a diachronic study of two regionally prominent families—one knightly and one mercantile—with a detailed cross-sectional urban study of household and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Celibate and Childless Men in Power

    Ruling Eunuchs and Bishops in the Pre-Modern World

    Edited by Almut Höfert, Matthew M. Mesley, Serena Tolino

    This book explores a striking common feature of pre-modern ruling systems on a global scale: the participation of childless and celibate men as integral parts of the elites. In bringing these two different groups of ruling men together, this collection shows that the integration of men who were…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 

  • The Colonies of Genoa in the Black Sea Region

    Evolution and Transformation

    By Evgeny Khvalkov

    This book focuses on the network of the Genoese colonies in the Black Sea area and their diverse multi-ethnic societies. It raises the problems of continuity of the colonial patterns, reveals the importance of the formation of the late medieval / early modern colonialism, the urban demography, and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • The Origins of the German Principalities, 1100-1350

    Essays by German Historians

    Edited by Graham A. Loud, Jochen Schenk

    The history of medieval Germany is still rarely studied in the English-speaking world. This collection of essays by distinguished German historians examines one of most important themes of German medieval history, the development of the local principalities. These became the dominant governmental…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02 

  • The Formation of the English Common Law

    Law and Society in England from King Alfred to Magna Carta, 2nd Edition

    By John Hudson

    The Formation of English Common Law provides a comprehensive overview of the development of early English law, one of the classic subjects of medieval history. This much expanded second edition spans the centuries from King Alfred to Magna Carta, abandoning the traditional but restrictive break at…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    The Medieval World

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